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Why Buy Another One?

SlowSong

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Why Buy Another One?

6 Mar 2020 2:59PM   Views : 769 Unique : 431

Every now and again I get the urge to buy some nice, new equipment. Having sold my Canon 50mm f1.8 a while ago, I thought I might like the f1.4, having forgotten that I've already got a 40mm f2.8 pancake lens. Anyway, I put it on the camera and took a trip around the garden, and quite honestly, it was lovely to use. I think I can do without the extra 10mm, and have saved myself £200 (used) in the process. Sometimes we forget that we have perfectly good gear and really don't need those expensive extras. This is taken at f2.8 - good enough for me.

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Umberto_V Avatar
8 Mar 2020 4:49PM
Wise decision. Sometimes i think we have tooo much stuff and that a lot of it just sits gathering dust. My wife has been ill for a long time but is starting to feel a bit better now and my camera gear has been sitting unused mostly because of that. I think i will take more pictures, especially when the better weather comes.
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SlowSong Plus
15 11.1k 30 England
8 Mar 2020 6:43PM
Hi Umberto. Your gear will seem like new if you haven't used it for a while. I always say, never again, but it's so tempting to get new stuff. But enough really is enough. Smile
Hoping your wife is on the mend.
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JJGEE 18 8.1k 18 England
13 Mar 2020 7:38PM

Quote:Every now and again I get the urge to buy some nice, new equipment.

Same with me and not only camera gear !
Clothes from outdoor specialist Paramo for example, is my current main weakness



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